Would you be comfortable immersed for a long time in a 5 mm wetsuit? Drysuits are rated for colder water than wetsuits. Other than that, it is nice to get out of a drysuit dry and drive home, but the possibility of a leak is a drawback as you mention, and they are baggy. I don't think anyone is doing it for style or comfort.POACHER wrote:Excuse my ignorance, but why do people like these baggy suits? Is it a style thing or are they truly better than a 5mm smoothskin wetsuit?
We ride with ice flows on half the lake in 5 mil suits and I'm completely warm. Are these suits about comfort? My wetsuit is very comfy. I'm not so sure I'd want a baggy fitting suit while riding waves......Also if you get water in the thing. I've crashed hard enough that the neck seal allowed some water in my wetsuit. It's cold for a second and then fine. What happens if you get a bunch of water past a seal in these baggy suits???
Just wondering. If there is a tangible benefit, I'd consider it. If it's a style thing, I don't care.
live2play wrote:No too many reviews/write ups on the R3 Neoprene Drysuit to be found. Anyone here have any experience with it?
Picked one up too... Their wetsuits are top notch so figured that this should be the same. The price was right too! Its been out for a year now, interesting that there are not many people that have these yet.mdksniper wrote: I'll let you know in about 3-4 months when I can use the one I just bought.
Can't beat a neoprene drysuit for $400 bucks (on sale).. well, unless it sucks.
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